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Table 2 Thickness of turbinate’s layers in millimeters according to histopathologic studies

From: Morphological and histopathological study of hypertrophied inferior nasal turbinate in Egyptian patients: in clinical perspective

Histopathology   Total no. of cases = 30
Main thickness Medial mucosal layer Lateral mucosal layer Main mucosal layer Bony layer
  Mean ± SD (mm)
DNS with HIT 9.3 ± 2.1 4.3 ± 1.5 2.2 ± 0.8 8.2 ± 4 2.8 ± 1
Allergic rhinitis 9.8 ± 3.4 5.9 ± 1.9 3 ± 1.6 9.4 ± 3.6 0.9 ± 0.6
ttest 1.921 2.349 1.349 0.909 6.091
Pvalue 0.237 NS 0.033 S 0.197 NS 0.378 NS 0.001 HS
  1. P value: NS non-significant (P value > 0.05), S significant (P value ≤ 0.05), HS highly significant (P value ≤ 0.001)